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(Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)The idea of a jury of 12 (it is 15 in Scotland) has been an essential feature of English common law and was passed on to the Anglo-Saxons by the Vikings. Unanimous verdicts were introduced in 1367 and abolished in 1978. ...
Reliability Assessment of Urban Water Distribution Networks Under Seismic Loads [electronic resource] (2013)Presented herein is a methodology for the seismic assessment of the reliability of urban water distribution networks (UWDN) based on general seismic assessment standards, as per the American Lifelines Alliance (ALA) ...